SEEKING CANDIDATES TO APPLY FOR A JUAN DE LA CIERVA POST-DOCTORAL POSITION AT THE VISUAL OPTICS AND BIOPHOTONICS LAB, INTITUTE OF OPTICS, MADRID, SPAIN
Application Deadline : February 24, 2009
Starting date: September 2009
We seek candidates to apply for one 3-year postdoctoral JUAN DE LA CIERVA position (Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation) at the Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab
The Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab (http://www.vision.csic.es) at the Institute of Optics seeks candidates with a Ph.D. in Visual Science or Applied Optics, willing to work on Ocular Imaging and Visual Optics. Candidates with strong motivation on experimental research, and ophthalmic and ocular biology applications are encouraged to apply. The selection committee will value scientific merits of the candidate as well as the opportunity of the proposed research. Candidates must hold a PhD before September 2009, and not before September 2004.
The successful applicant will work on development and application of high resolution imaging techniques in the anterior segment of the eye, in particular confocal microscopy and optical coherence tomography.
The appointment is for three years, with a gross salary 33360 euros per year. The position also includes Social Security, family health Insurance and a program of social benefits provided by CSIC.
The Visual Optics and Biophotonics Lab provides a young and dynamic research environment. The laboratory is funded primarily by national and european grants (including a European Young Investigator Award), and holds excellent collaborative programs with top international laboratories, clinical institutes and industry. The Lab is part of the Spanish Visual Optics Network.
The Institute of Optics (CSIC) is the oldest research institute in Optics in Spain, and holds an excellent reputation of research in optics, particularly in Visual Optics. CSIC (www.csic.es) is the National Center for Research in Spain, and the most important multidisciplinary research facility in the country. The Institute is centrally located in downtown Madrid within easy public transportation to all city districts. Madrid is a very lively city, with great cultural and leisure attractions.
Expressions of interest should be sent to Susana Marcos by email, including CV, research interests and names of three references. The institutional online application process closes on Feb 04 and requires submission of a CV, PhD certificate and copy of passport.
Juan de la Cierva Program (in Spanish): http://web.micinn.es/contenido.asp?menu1=1&menu2=3&menu3=&dir=03_Plan_IDI/00-LIAs/[email protected]/02-Contratacion/01-JCierva/001Con09
Frequently Asked Questions (in English): http://web.micinn.es/03_Plan_IDI/00-LIAs/[email protected]/02-Contratacion/01-JCierva/001Con09/021GPlan/06-CPrSoCID/Como%20presentar%20la%20solicitud%202009%20JC.pdf